May 18, 2012 Facebook finally goes public today in the biggest IPO in Silicon Valley history. The market valuation will surpass $100 billion; that's more than well-established companies like Disney and Kraft.
Heidi N. Moore
May 18, 2012 After opening later than expected, the first few hours of the Facebook IPO are suggesting that the company might have misjudged the value of its shares.
May 18, 2012 Reviewing this week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: The first day of trading for the highly anticipated Facebook stock.
May 18, 2012 Conspicuous consumption is so last tech boom. The new rich are all about meaning and making a difference and getting in on the ground floor of the next Facebook.
May 16, 2012 California Gov. Jerry Brown recently informed Californians that the state was $16 billion in the hole, instead of the mere $9 billion everyone expected. The Facebook IPO will generate a lot of taxable income for a few thousand Californians.
May 15, 2012 As Facebook plans to go public next week, this week individual investors are buying E*Trade accounts because of the rumors they may be able to get in early on the public shares of Facebook stock. How easy is that?
Heidi N. Moore
May 17, 2012 Facebook raised its target share price for its IPO amid strong demand. But some professional investors see warning signs and have decided to skip.
May 14, 2012 In letting go of his U.S. citizenship now, Eduardo Saverin will also be able to avoid paying nearly $600 million in U.S. capital gains taxes when Facebook goes public.
May 24, 2012 There's a lot of hype over the upcoming Facebook IPO. We have a reality check and advice for those of you waiting impatiently for its launch.